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Beurré Capiaumont pear

An old Belgian pear, with a rich sweet flavor. Ripens late. Easy to grow in warm or temperate climates.

USDA identification images for Beurré Capiaumont

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    • Species: Pyrus communis - Pear
    • Parentage: Child of Beurre Gris d'Hiver Nouveau
    • Originates from: Mons, Belgium
    • Introduced: 1787
    • Developed by: M. Capiaumont of Mons
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2001-034


    • Country of origin: Belgium
    • Period of origin: 1750 - 1799
    • Fruit size: Small
    • Fruit size: Average


    • Flavour style (apples): Sweeter
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Food uses: Culinary


    • Flowering group: 5

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    • The Book of Pears (2015)
      Author: Morgan
    • The Fruit Manual
      Author: Hogg

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